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D.H. Lawrence



    Love is the flower of life, and blossoms unexpectedly and without law, and must be plucked where it is found, and enjoyed for the brief hour of its duration.

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    For man, as for flower and beast and bird, the supreme triumph is to be most vividly, most perfectly alive.

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    The source of all life and knowledge is in man and woman, and the source of all living is in the interchange and the meeting and mingling of these two: man-life and woman-life, man-knowledge and woman-knowledge, man-being and woman-being.

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    You don't want to love--your eternal and abnormal craving is to be loved. You aren't positive, you're negative. You absorb, absorb, as if you must fill yourself up with love, because you've got a shortage somewhere.

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    They were evidently small men, all wind and quibbles, flinging out their chuffy grain to us with far less interest than a farm-wife feels as she scatters corn to her fowls.

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    The human being is a most curious creature. He thinks he has got one soul, and he has got dozens.

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    People always make war when they say they love peace

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    The more scholastically educated a man is generally, the more he is an emotional boor.

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    I would have loved it - without the French

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    I shall always be a priest of love.

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    One must learn to love, and go through a good deal of suffering to get to it... and the journey is always towards the other soul.

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    Naught is possessed, neither gold, nor land nor love, nor life, nor peace, nor even sorrow nor death, nor yet salvation. Say of nothing: It is mine. Say only: It is with me.

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    The human soul needs actual beauty more than bread.

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    We know that we are living in a state of falsity, that all our social and religious form is dead, a crystallized lie.

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    No man is or can be purely individual. The mass of men have only the tiniest touch of individuality: if any. The mass of men live and move, think and feel collectively, and have practically no individual emotions, feelings or thoughts at all. They ar

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    Whom men fear they hate, and whom they hate, they wish dead.

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    It's all this cold-hearted fucking that is death and idiocy.

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    The chief thing about a woman -- who is much of a woman -- is that in the long run she is not to be had... She is not to be caught by any of the catch-words, love, beauty, honor, duty, worth, work, salvation -- none of them -- not in the long run. In

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